Ben Murane, aka Kung Fu Jew, is President and a Senior Editor of Jewschool and has spent ten years with the most innovative Jewish initiatives at the intersections of Israel, justice, prayer, and young leadership. He is a Dorot Fellow alumnus and a martial arts practitioner.
His views and those of Jewschool do not represent those of his current or past affiliations.
Jewschool interviews Ladino singer-songwriter about her new children's album and her quest to save Ladino.
Last night, young Jews in over 15 cities in at least five countries hosted Shabbat dinners and protests in front of Jewish institutions and Israeli embassies in urgent protest of demolitions slated for four Arab villages in the West Bank and Negev on Monday.
Over 400 people marched the largest Jewish protest for #BlackLivesMatter and the Right to Know Act -- seven were arrested, including Reform movement VP.
"We are asking the Jewish community to show up for their Jews of Color brothers and sisters in this moment...We need your voices. We need your help. We need your love."
This summer, these five Jews joined forty others with the Center for Jewish Nonviolence in the West Bank for work and protest alongside Palestinians.
Thursday night, Jews for Racial and Economic Justice (JFREJ) will hold a #BlackLivesMatter vigil outside Barclay's Center for Black lives killed by police.
Wednesday night, a mutli-alarm fire severely damaged the Moishe Kavod House in Boston. All residents escaped safely and no injuries were reported.
PHOTOS: Hundreds of Jews protested Donald Trump's attacks on immigrants, Muslims and women as part of Bend the Arc's "Jews Reject Trump" campaign.
We interview Sam Bick and David Zinman, co-founders of Treyf Podcast, about their activism, the failures of Jewish media, and Canadian Jewry.
Labor MK Merav Michaeli sends a powerful message to Netanyahu and his leadership that their own incitement is now "eating them alive."